This course aims to develop your knowledge and understanding of health and safety. It will introduce you to the basic principles of health and safety in the workplace, including hazards and risks. The course covers what health and safety means and why it is important in a working and learning environment. It identifies legal responsibilities and how health and safety law is enforced. The course also explains what a risk assessment is and the need for having a process for reporting injuries, ill health, unsafe conditions and accidents within the workplace. It includes display screen equipment (DSE), control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH), fire safety principles and manual handling safety at work.
You will have 12 months access to your online study platform from the date you purchased the course. You can complete the course in stages, revisiting the training at any time. It is self-paced so you can decide how quickly to progress through it.
Who is the course aimed at?
This course is suitable for anyone who is interested in developing their knowledge and understanding of health and safety. There are no specific entry requirements for this course. Basic understanding of English language, literacy, numeracy and ICT are required to complete this course.
Method of Assessment
At the end of the course learners will take an online multiple choice question assessment test. This online multiple choice question test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course. The pass mark is 70%.
Successful candidates will be awarded a digital PDF certificate of completion.